Cedar Rapids Gazette, October 1, 1974, Page 10

Cedar Rapids Gazette

October 01, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - October 1, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa LAFF - A - DAY Marion News Students Are National Merit Semi-Finalists Two Marion high school students have reached the semifinal round of National Merit Scholarship tests. The students, both seniors, are Jennie Balcom and Martin McClure. They are among the 15,000 high school students nationwide who are attempting to qualify for the final round of competitor ★ ★ * Hickory smoked barbecued ribs. shrimp and chicken served Wednesdays. Stickney’s Scoreboard. — Adv. ★ ★ ★ Marion senior citizens' potluck dinner will be served Wednesday at 6 p.m. in the American Legion building. ♦ ★ * Mature woman desires office position. Write P. 0. Box 502, Marion—Adv. Marion Courts Cases heard Monday in the magistrate's court were: Speeding -Brian ('. McGuire, 3025 Twenty-third avenue. $26; Theron T. Chaffee. 2210 Twenty-seventh street, $28. No Iowa driver's license — Theron T. Chaffee, 2210 Twenty-seventh street. $35. No valid driver's license — Ronald S. Techau, 700 Thirty-fifth street, $20. Improper left tnrn — Warren (’. Mundy, 1195 Sixth avenue. $20. Stop sign -John Ii. Buresh, Fairfax, $10. Defective equipment - Frank P. Duffy, 805 Third avenue, $10. Intoxication — John H. Buresh, Fairfax, $15. ★ H it Board to Meet — Marion Independent board of education will meet Thursday at 7 p.m. in the administration offices at Starry school. Board Takes Action on Care Center Bond Issue DECORAH - The Winneshiek county board of supervisors Monday took final action to present an $850,000 bond issue to the voters of the county for care center expansion at the county home. Proposed to expand the county’s care center by 62 beds, the measure would be supplemented by $300.0(81 of federal revenue sharing funds Voters will be asked to approve the total expenditure of $1,150,000 for this county home addition. Tax Levy The supervisors arc asking approval to levy a 2.5 mill tax to pay off the bonds If approved, the levy will become effective in 1975 in paying off principal and interest for the project over a 10-year period. The proposed addition would provide two custodial care wings, one for men and the other for women. These wings would be constructed as projections off a centrally located care center addition. Each wing would contain four single rooms, five Johnson Board Gets Report on Mansion Repair IOWA CITY - Johnson county supervisors Monday accepted for study an architect’s report estimating a cost of $369.(IOO for renovation of the Chalmers Close mansion. The Close mansion presently is the home of the Johnson county congregate meals program and has also been promised for city office space. As requested by the board, architect    William Nowysz submitted a four-phase program for intial repair and later remodeling and restoration of    the l(N)-year-old structure.    Supervisors had asked for the report to assist them in determining best use of the building Chairman Richard Bartel had called for complete restoration of the building to provide for a variety of city services Supervisor Robert Burns, however, indicated that he preferred the building be used primarily as a senior citizens’ center. According to Nowysz, conversion of the mansion to normal office use would cost approximately $164,000 To fully restore the mansion as an historical site with complete facilities would involve additional expenditure of $204,900, he estimated. The supervisors discussed the possible use of revenue-sharing moneys in the project but took no action on the report. double rooms, and five triple rooms, with a total occupancy of 58. Isolation Rooms In addition. the new construction would provide a double room with bath for a married couple and two single isolation rooms. At its Monday meeting, the board also accepted the low bid of Dotar (’hem lea Is, of Schiller Park, 111. for highway salt at a delivery price $15.51 or at $14.71 per ton if the county provides its own transportation. The same firm furnished the salt last year after submitting bids of $12.85 delivered or $12 IO per ton at the plant. Norman Jensen, assistant county engineer, was authorized to attend a civil defence mc ting in Des Moines Oct. 9. Collision Fatal To Walker Man WALKER - Arnold M. Nielsen, jr., 50, of rural Walker was dead on arrival Monday night at Peoples hospital. Independence, where he was taken following a two-car accident four miles west of Walker. State troopers reported that Nielsen's car collided with one driven by Terry I) Carson. 28, of rural Walker after Nielsen failed to stop ai a stop sign. The crash occurred at 8 p.m. on a gravel road near the Benton-Buchanan county line, one mile east of the WMT television tower Carson, who suffered a broken jaw and broken leg, managed to make his way to a nearby farmhouse to summon aid. He was first taken to Peoples hospital at Independence, then transferred to Schoitz hospital, Waterloo, where he was in fairly good condition Tuesday. Both drivers were alone in their autos. *** Services far Nielsen are set for 3 p m. Thursday at Walker Bible church. Friends may call at Murdoch funeral home in Walker after 3 pm. Wednesday. Nielsen was born Jan, 25, 1924, at Marion and was married Aug 4, 1948, at Cedar Rapids to Phyllis Sheppard. Surviving in addition to his wife are a daughter, Mrs. Dick Peterson, Pleasant Valley; a son, Harold, Greeley; his mother, Henrietta Nielsen, Walker; two sisters, Mrs. Donald Mills,- Walker, and Mrs Harry Walters. Cedar Rapids, two brothers, Edward of (.’enter Point and William of Walker, and three grandchildren. Turned Street Siqns Concern Officials Many of tho city’s street signs have been turned and city officials are concerned. Any person seeing street signs turned the wrong direction art' asked to contact the office of City Manager Joe Painter The public services department will handle the turning of the signs to the proper position. Hi Want to rent garage. Call 377-7069 after 5:30.-Adv. ★ * it YMCA— Wednesday’s activity schedule at the Marion branch YMCA is: Non aquatic -women’s fitness class 9 a.m., pre-school gymnastics ll, men’s fitness class 11.45, women's volleyball I p.m., gymnastics 4 and 5. adult open basketball 7, bridge lessons 7:30; pool -school lessons 9 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., preschool lessons 11:15 and I, adult open swim noon and 7: 30. youth lessons 3:30, swim team 6:30 * * ★ Fire Call— Marion firemen were called to the Darrell Lar-son residence, 440 Ridge drive, Monday later afternoon for a gasoline fire. Firemen said gasoline dumped in the driveway was accidently ignited. The flames were doused before firemen arrived. No damage was reported. it H it Set Hearing — A public hearing and receipt of bids is set for Thursday at 8:30 p.m. in the administration building by the Unn-Mar board of education. Bids are for the proposed maintenance -transportation building. ♦ it it Rites Set—Sen’ices for Floyd D. Patterson will be held 1:30 Tuesday at the Cedar Memorial Chapel of Memories with the Rev. Peter Morgan of the Marion First Christian church officiating. Burial: Cedar Memorial Park cemetery. Cedar Memorial has charge. ★ ★ ★ Bay House - Mr. and Mrs Larry Horst have purchased the house at 583 Twenty-ninth street from Mrs. and Mrs. Keith Henderson of 3005 Second avenue Possessison was given today. Sale was made by Kensinger, Realtors. ♦ it it Reading circle will meet Friday at 2 p.m. in the home of Mrs. hah Hadwen, 1291 Twelfth street. Slides will be* shown by Mrs. Hadwen on her travels. ♦ * * Set Meeting — Marion’s council will meet Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in the council chambers at the city hall. Brooklyn Marshall Killed in Crash BROOKLYN (UPI) - Ed Veverka, 50, night marshal here since January, 1965, died following a traffic accident while he was on routine patrol late Sunday night. Authorities said Veverka’s car went off the road, hit a tret' and then went into a culvert Investigators said veverka apparently suffered a heart attack and an autopsy was scht'duled to determine the exact cause of death City Clerk Karen Willett said the accident left the town without a patrol car “I could have made it big in real estate, but I didn’t know how to spell condominium ” Iowa City Residents Want Creek Dredged IOWA (TTY — Approximately 1(8) Iowa City residents whose holm's are located near Ralston creek calk'd Tuesday evening for "immediate” city action to prevent further flooding on the creek. The citizen-called meeting took place at bmgfellow school. After lengthy discussion on the continuing problem, those attending the meeting voted informally to suggest to the city council that a firm be hired to dredge a deeper channel for the creek, which flows through the heart of Iowa City. City council member Carol deProsse, who attended the meeting, said she would carry the citizens’ recommendation to the regular council session on Tuesday. During the evening’s discussion. a number of citizens complained of sanitary’ sewer backup during flooding which they said constitutes a serious health hazard. Cornell Seniors Student Teach At Area Schools MT VERNON—Thirty-five Cornell college seniors are doing their student teaching this semester at 26 public elementary’, junior high and high schools in Eastern Iowa and Des Moines. Beginning this week, each student teacher will be assigned to one school for five weeks, followed by a six-week assignment to a second school. Student teaching will conclude Dec. 13. School districts to which Cornell student teachers are being assigned are Cedar Rapids. College Community at Ely, Mt. Vernon, Marion, Springville, Iowa City. Anamosa. Monticello, Tipton and Des Moines. Each student teacher works with the guidance of a cooperating teacher at the host school. Marijuana, LSD Seized in Arrest At Coralville CORALVILLE - Johnson county sheriff’s officers seized LSD valued at approximately $15,(88) and suspected marijuana worth $370 during an arrest at a Coralville motel early Monday. Two counts of possession of a controlled substance were filed against Dallas Stoner Turley. 19, who gave two addresses in Michigan. Ile is being held in the Johnson county jail under $10,(881 bond. Neither Coralville police nor Johnson officers would speculate whether the USD discovery had any relation to 13 recent cases of severe USI) overdose* reported in Iowa city. Analysis of the* seize d subst antes is under way VINTON—The    Benton county board of supervisors has agret*d to help fund the SEATS transpiration system for a four-month period. At a nu*eting attended by supervisors, SEATS representative's of Benton county James Sturgeon Dies; Services Thursday VIOLA—James    F. E. Sturgeon, 53, a resident of Vi-eda for eight years and a former Cedar Rapids resident, died Monday in an Anamosa hospital. Born May 2. 1921 in Cedar Rapids, he was married to the former Ruby Varner Jan. ll, 1948, at Walker. Mr. Sturgeon was a World war II veteran and had been employed at the Square I) Co. for 16 years. Surviving in addition to his wife are five daughters, Mrs Vernon (Linda) Tuttle, Kalona; Mrs Ric (Pam) Graves, Mt. Vermin; Eugenic' Sturgeon.Fort Jackson, S C ; Beverly’ and Laurie Stugeon. home; four sons; David, Viola, and Brian, Paul and Mark; home; thre*e grandchildren; a brother, Thomas, Cedar Rapids, a sister, Mrs. Kenneth (Irene) Bakehouse. Washington. Servic*es will be held Thursday at 1:30 at the United Methodist church in Springville. Burial: Springville cern-c'tery. Friends may call at the Murdoch chapel in Springville aftc'r ll Wednesday. Mt. Mercy To Host Student Prospects Mt. Mercy college will hold a get-acquainted weekend for prospective college students and parents on Oct. 12 and 13 Persons interested in attending are asked to make their reservations with the Mt. Mercy admissions office by Oct. 7. The weekend is intended to give students an overview of college life before they make their final college and career decisions. Out-of-town students stay overnight on the campus while their parents may find accommodations in nearby motels. Try a classified ad today and prove to yourself how resultful it can be ! and intere'sted citizens, it was c'xplainc'd that the* federal SEATS funds will run out Oct. I and funding was needed at least until Jan 31 until the transpiration system anticipates receiving DOT funds. The four month funding will Benton SEATS Interim Costs At $4,670.44 cost Benton county $4.670 44. including $2,250 in drivers’ wages, $775 for gasoline, $180 for maintanance, and $2,020.44 for the county's one-vehcile share elf coordination, dispatch and backup expenses. Source of funding has not yet been determinc*d, but it is anticiapted that revenue sharing funds will be used. Board members teild SEATS representative's the county would like to run its won transpiration program if SEATS den's not redceive federal funding, and the county must take over complete program funding. Come emf see vs in our Mow iecefien Malloy    of 229 Second Ave. SE You ll llko our gtoro Malloy Jewelers 229 Second Avenue Si 362-3870 Women’s Careers In Engineering At Conference IOWA CITY—Careers for women in engineering will Ik* the topic of a conference for high school and college students to be held on the University of Iowa campus Oct. 18-20. The three-day program will begin Friday evening with the presentation "Engineering: What’s it all About” by Naomi McAfee of Westinghouse Electric Corp. Other conference presentations will include topics such as role models, student life, and the possibilities for women entering the field. Tours of U. of I. engineering buildings will also be held. More information on this conference can be obtained by writing to the Society of Women Engineers, 3102 Engineering building, University of Iowa, Iowa City, 52240. Thursday Services for Everette Fishel, 63 WALKER—Everette S. Fishel, 63, a retired employe of Cherry Burrell Corp., and a resident of the Walker community for 24 years, died Monday in a Vinton hospital Born Jan 19, IOU, at Edgewood. he was married to the former Doris Geiger at Shellsburg on Jan. 7, 1934. Surviving in addition to his wife are two daughters. Mrs. Carl (Karen) ('lending, Brownsburg. Ind., and Linda Himes, Peoria, III.; four sons, John, Clear Lake; Gary, Elkader; Rex, Cedar Rapids; Craig, Walker; two sister, Mrs. M.C. (Zelma) Zurka, Evergreen, Colo., and Mrs. Lester (Leal) Moore , Wichita, Kan., a brother Evlon , El Dorado, Kan., and eight grandchildren. Seriviees will be held Thursday at 1:36 at Murdoch chapel in Center Point. Burial: Walker cemetery. Visitation at Murdoch’s after 7 p.m. Tuesday. Former Garwin Police Chief Bound Over TOLEDO (UPI) - The former police chief of Garwin Monday was bound over to the Tama county district court on two charges of embezzlement. Robert Smith, 24, was being held in the Marshall county jail under $15,(88) bond after appearing before Magistrate George Stein here. Smith, the first police chief hired in Garwin, received his paycheck after two weeks on the job and left town. He was picked up in in Casper, Wyo., last Friday and returned to Toledo to face the charges. Smith waived a preliminary hearing and no trial date was set. Mrs. Scheidel Named Parents' Club Head FAYETTE—Mrs. Helen Scheidel. Fayette, has beeen named chairwoman of the Parents’ club executive committee for Upper Iowa college. Mrs. Scheidel is the (norther of five children who have attended or graduated from Upper Iowa. The organization will sponsor Parents day Oct. 19, a scholarship program, the sweepstakes trophy at the winter carnival, and four newsletters throughout the year. ON THIS DATE in 1964, the U.S. navy announced it had located and photographed pieces of the atomic submarine, "Thresher," which had been lost in the Atlantic off New England in April, 1963, with 129 men aboard. Black Parent Files Complaint At Fort Dodge FORT DODGE (AP)- Fort Dodge school children are receiving an inferior education because they have no black teachers, counselors or administrators, a black parent has charged. Jim Lockman, father of three sons in the Fort Dodge schools, said he filed a complaint Monday with the Fort Dodge Human Rights commission and mailed the same complaint to the Iowa Civil Rights commission. The complaint names the Fort Dodge school board and Supt. Earl Berge. However, Berge said school officials are attempting to hire some black teachers, counselors and administrators. He said there is at least one teacher who is a member of a minority group, although the teacher is not black. Lockman contends that school officials have not developed an effective program for hiring blacks. He said lack of black educators also affects white children because they are not able to see blacks in professional positions in the schools. Berge said school officials have had difficulty finding qualified black educators because there is so much demand for them. Lockman said his objective in filing the complaint is to force the school district to hire about four or five black teachers, a black counselor and a black administrator. Postville Detour Agreement Reached POSTVILLE—Plans were made for a detrour route for Lybrand street here which will go into effect when county road which leads into this street is paved. The Lybrand street segment will be closed for two weeks and traffic approaching Postville will be diverted at the entrace to the Postville sewer plant, through the fairgrounds to the extension of Maple street.   _„ Advertisement_ The Best Carpet Buys Are At CarpetlaMl U.S.A. GERAKAPS IOO for $/[50 “ Off IOO ruff MULTI-KAPS IOO for $094 On GET IOO ruff TWO FLAVORS OF CHEW ABLES AVAILABLE! for tho prko ct I GERA K AP$ V * • ** * Z * ^ ‘ ' ■■•ti Umm *-e m —. I—, mm motS lUMVNT WMABOAC . Nill nrT/. » cuoainy A bin %«*►» mourn m tm tm 43 ta - KAI STMTS TOMORROW! 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